The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.76% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate
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£468 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -31.48%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.21% 41.25% 55.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 13 16
Average daily rate £450 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.10 £36.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 48 (94.12%) Security Cleared
2 47 (92.16%) DV Cleared
3 42 (82.35%) Perl
3 42 (82.35%) OO
4 38 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (74.51%) Bash Shell
4 38 (74.51%) Release Management
5 36 (70.59%) Subversion
5 36 (70.59%) ClearCase
5 36 (70.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 35 (68.63%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (64.71%) Ruby
8 27 (52.94%) C++
9 26 (50.98%) Java
10 25 (49.02%) UNIX
11 24 (47.06%) Maven
12 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
13 21 (41.18%) Ant
13 21 (41.18%) Apache Ivy
14 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
15 19 (37.25%) OOD
16 18 (35.29%) Scrum
17 16 (31.37%) Linux
17 16 (31.37%) PHP
17 16 (31.37%) Lua
18 12 (23.53%) Sun
18 12 (23.53%) Sun Certification
19 9 (17.65%) Client/Server
19 9 (17.65%) PL/SQL
19 9 (17.65%) SQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.73%) 3G
2 7 (13.73%) 4G
2 7 (13.73%) 2G
2 7 (13.73%) 2.5G
2 7 (13.73%) Wireshark
2 7 (13.73%) SDH
3 1 (1.96%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.96%) Modbus
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (70.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 36 (70.59%) ClearCase
1 36 (70.59%) Subversion
2 24 (47.06%) Maven
3 21 (41.18%) Ant
3 21 (41.18%) Apache Ivy
4 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
5 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
6 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.92%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Law
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Developer
2 22 (43.14%) Java Developer
3 17 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Test Leader
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) GIS Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Python Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) J2EE
2 7 (13.73%) STL
3 5 (9.80%) Spring
3 5 (9.80%) Apache Camel
4 3 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.96%) GIS
3 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) UNIX
2 16 (31.37%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Windows
4 3 (5.88%) CentOS
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) OO
2 38 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (74.51%) Release Management
3 35 (68.63%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (37.25%) OOD
5 18 (35.29%) Scrum
6 9 (17.65%) User Stories
7 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.88%) Change Control
11 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
11 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
12 2 (3.92%) Test Management
12 2 (3.92%) Manual Testing
12 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (82.35%) Perl
2 38 (74.51%) Bash Shell
3 33 (64.71%) Ruby
4 27 (52.94%) C++
5 26 (50.98%) Java
6 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
7 16 (31.37%) PHP
7 16 (31.37%) Lua
8 9 (17.65%) PL/SQL
8 9 (17.65%) SQL
9 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.96%) VB
10 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.96%) C
10 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 48 (94.12%) Security Cleared
2 47 (92.16%) DV Cleared
3 12 (23.53%) Sun Certification
4 9 (17.65%) OCPJP
5 3 (5.88%) VCP4
6 2 (3.92%) ISEB
6 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
1 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Sun
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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